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Arrow tip

Tiny flint flake of arrowhead cemented into wood, shaft missing.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, SF 25. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3558

Medium or Technique

Flint and wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Archery, Spears, Javelins